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Friars U.S. History

Attempts to Resolve Conflicts Between North and South

Reasons for the depression
whos who
Reasons for the crash
Hoover tries to help
The New Deal for America
Photo Analysis
Evaluating the New Deal
Whos Who WWII
The Rise of Hitler
The Government of Hitler/The Fighting begins
Mobilizing for the War
Poster Analysis
Victory in Europe
The End....aren't you glad!?

A. Tensions arose from disagreements over western territories that wanted to join the Union.
1. Free or Slave states
2. 1819 11 free & 11 slave states
B. The Missouri Compromise (1820)
1. Dec 1819 Missouri (part of Louisiana Purchase) sought admission to the union as a slave state
2. Maine would enter at same time as free state.
3. 36 30 North of this line no slavery- south of this line slavery is permitted

Missouri Compromise

C. Free Soil vs. Popular Sovereignty
1. Stephen Douglas (popular sov.) said voters had the right to choose if thier state would be free or slave.
2. Free Soil Party (1848) did not want to abolish slavery only to stop its expansion into new territories, but they did not want any blacks in the new territories. They thought that by containing slavery it would eventually die out.

The "little giant" Stephen Douglas

Free Soil Campaign Poster

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